January 15th, 2018
Vandeweghe received two code violations during her loss, the first when she refused to restart play at the end of the first set until she was brought bananas.
January 12th, 2018
(5) Venus vs. Bencic the must-watch 1st rd. match in Melbourne…Other tough starts for (31) Makarova vs. Begu, and the injury-hampered (13) Stephens vs. Zhang, who she has previously lost to…
January 7th, 2018
Four of the Top 10 seeds and a field LOADED with floaters…The Top 2 seeds receive opening-round byes…Interesting openers for (1) Muguruza vs. the veteran Bertens, (7) Goerges vs. Stosur (winner to meet Gavrilova), (3) Ostapenko vs. Makarova, (6) Stephens vs. (Q) Giorgi (winner to meet Kvitova), (4) Konta vs. Radwanska, (8) Sevastova vs. Cibulkova, and (2) Williams vs. the Safarova/Kerber winner…
November 12th, 2017
Both the No. 78-ranked teenager Sabalenka and the 23-year-old No. 87-ranked Sasnovich had beaten the U.S.’s Sloane Stephens in singles, while Vandeweghe kept the U.S. in the tie with two singles wins.
September 24th, 2017
Potential tough starts for the floundering (9) Radwanska vs. Rybarikova (winner to face the Gavrilova-Goerges victor), (7) Cibulkova vs. Stosur, (12) Kerber vs. Garcia, (15) Sevastova vs. Makarova, and (2) Halep vs. the Riske-Kasatkina winner…
September 9th, 2017
“I told Maddie I should just retire now,” said Stephens. “It’s never going to get better than this.”
September 8th, 2017
“I’m super happy to be in a Grand Slam final,” Stephens said. “To do it here, obviously, my home Slam, is obviously more special. I think this is what every player dreams about.”
September 7th, 2017
The US Open semifinals is the just the sixth time in the Open Era all four women will be from the U.S.A.
September 6th, 2017
“This match meant a lot to me, obviously, playing at home and of course it being a major,” Venus said.
September 3rd, 2017
“When I started playing again at Wimbledon and D.C., I didn’t expect much,” Stephens said. “I was just playing and having fun, having a good time. I’m still playing and having a good time. That’s really all there is to it.”
August 19th, 2017
Tough starts for seeds (1) Radwanks vs. (WC) Bouchard, (5) Vesnina vs. (WC) Stephens, and (7) Strycova vs. the rising Russian Kasatkina…
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August 19th, 2017
“I think it was probably one of the best matches of the year,” Muguruza said. “Because I felt like we both played very well. Especially in that third set, we were winning points and our serve was there.”
August 17th, 2017
“The match felt quite tough — it was not easy at all,” Halep said. “I can say that I’m not playing my best tennis in this moment, but winning, even if I play less good, I think it’s a big plus for me.”
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August 13th, 2017
Caroline Wozniacki seeks a second Canadian Open title Sunday against Elina Svitolina.
August 11th, 2017
“Last week, I was just hoping to win a match at some point and beat someone,” Stephens said after the match.
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